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One of the greatest actors in all of film history, Al Pacino established himself during one of film's greatest decades, the 1970s, and has become an enduring and iconic figure in the world of American movies. Pacino was born on April 25, 1940, in the Bronx, New York, to an Italian-American family. His parents, Rose (Gerardi) and Salvatore Pacino. ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 43 wins & 53 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2016 Beyond Deceit (filming)
Abrams
 2013 Phil Spector (TV Movie)
Phil Spector
 2003 Gigli
Starkman
 1995 Two Bits
Grandpa
 1990 The Local Stigmatic
Graham
 1973 Serpico
Serpico
 1973 Scarecrow
Lion
 1969 Me, Natalie
Tony
 1968 N.Y.P.D. (TV Series)
John James
- Deadly Circle of Violence (1968) ... John James
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Other Works:

"Does a Tiger Wear a Necktie?," written by Don Petersen; directed by Michael Schultz; produced by Philip Rose and Huntington Hartford, and in association with Jay Weston; with Michael Brandon (portraying Prince); Bob Christian (portraying Deek); Laura Figueroa (portraying Marietta); Hal Holbrook (portraying Mr. Winters); Lauren... See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Biographical Movies | 4 Print Biographies | 23 Interviews | 32 Articles | 9 Pictorials | 26 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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(1979, on his beginning as an actor at the High School of Performing Arts) I was never very happy with performing; it didn't turn me on much. If I made a catch at third base, I'd do a double somersault and sprawl out on the ground. I was acting-overacting. They taught Stanislavsky at Performing Arts. That whole thing about the Method and serious acting, having to feel it, I thought it was crazy. ... See more »

Trivia:

Got Kevin Spacey his first major role in a film. Pacino saw Spacey performing on Broadway and suggested him to the director of Glengarry Glen Ross (1992) for the role of "John Williamson". See more »

Trademark:

Surly but essentially moral characters with deep capacity for violence See more »

Nickname:

Sonny

Star Sign:

Taurus

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